CSOP USD Money Market ETF rated ‘AAAf’ by Fitch Ratings

KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 -- Fitch Ratings (Fitch) recently assigned a first-time Fund Credit Quality Rating of 'AAAf', the highest rating within the rating agency, to CSOP US Dollar Money Market ETF (stock code: 9096.HK), managed by CSOP Asset Management...

AM Best affirms New Zealand’s BNZ Life Credit Ratings as excellent

KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 -- AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of ‘a’ of BNZ Life Insurance Limited (BNZ Life) New Zealand.The stable outlook of these Credit Ratings reflect

Universal Protocol Alliance lists USD, EURO stablecoins, UPT on Bittrex Global

KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 -- The Universal Protocol Alliance has announced the listing of three tokens on Bittrex Global.The tokens are the Universal Dollar (UPUSD), a USD-pegged stablecoin collateralised 1:1 with the US Dollar; The Universal Euro (UPEUR)...

Military operations unaffected by COVID-19 outbreak

KUALA LUMPUR, The Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) will continue to carry out military operations to safeguard the security and sovereignty of the country despite the COVID-19 outbreak.Chief of Defence Force Gen Tan Sri Affendi Buang said as the country’s...

COVID-19: More foreign missions in Malaysia making changes to operational arrangements

KUALA LUMPUR, The Malaysian government's decision to impose the Movement Control Order to curb the rise in COVID-19 cases have brought massive changes to the working landscape of the country, and more foreign embassies are taking necessary precaution...

COVID-19 : Azerbaijan expresses appreciation to Malaysia for containment measures

KUALA LUMPUR, Azerbaijan has expressed its support and appreciation to the Malaysian Government for the measures implemented to contain the further spread of the COVID-19, said its Ambassador to Malaysia Prof.Dr Qaley Allahverdiyev.In a congratulatory...

Malaysia to receive medical supplies from Jack Ma, Alibaba foundations

KUALA LUMPUR, The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation recently announced donations of medical supplies to Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines.According to a statement, the foundations have been able to reach out to the governments ...

COVID-19: Sabah Health Department denies viral messages on social media

KOTA KINABALU, The Sabah Health Department today denied two messages disseminated on social media over red zone warnings involving several districts and the fish market, as well as the case of two positive COVID-19 patients who purportedly fled from

Retired doctors to be roped in if COVID-19 cases spike drastically – Adham Baba

KUALA LUMPUR, The government is prepared to rope in retired doctors and medical officers from the Armed Forces should there be a drastic spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham

Lorry crashes into roadblock, police officer, four policemen injured

KUALA LUMPUR, A senior Kuala Lumpur police officer and four traffic policemen were injured after a lorry collided into them at a roadblock along Jalan Syed Putra, here just after midnight today.According to Kuala Lumpur Traffic Investigation and Enfor...